Official Records for 17 May 2017

Legislative

Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée

législative
de l’Ontario


Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

No. 84

No 84

2nd Session
41st Parliament

2e session
41e législature

Wednesday
May 17, 2017

Mercredi

17 mai 2017

9:00 A.M.
9 H
PRAYERS
PRIÈRES

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Third Reading of Bill 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 127, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre les mesures budgétaires et à édicter, à modifier ou à abroger diverses lois.

Debate arose and after some time,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

Pursuant to the Order of the House dated May 11, 2017,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 11 mai 2017,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred.

Le vote est différé.

Third Reading of Bill 65, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act in respect of speed limits in municipalities and other matters.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 65, Loi modifiant le Code de la route relativement aux limites de vitesse dans les municipalités et à d'autres questions.

Debate resumed and after some time the House recessed at 10:15 a.m.

Le débat a repris et après quelque temps, à 10 h 15, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

10:30 A.M.
10 H 30

The House expressed its condolence on the death of Michael George Bolan, Member for the Electoral District of Nipissing from June 9, 1977 to March 18, 1981.

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS ORALES

The Speaker informed the House,

Le Président a informé la Chambre,

That the following documents were tabled:-

Que les documents suivants ont été déposés :-

The Report of the Integrity Commissioner of Ontario concerning the review of allowable expenses under the Cabinet Ministers’ and Opposition Leaders’ Expenses Review and Accountability Act, 2002, section 14(b), received in the January 2017 submission complete as of May 15, 2017. (Sessional Paper No. 223).

The Report of the Integrity Commissioner of Ontario concerning the review of allowable expenses under the Cabinet Ministers’ and Opposition Leaders’ Expenses Review and Accountability Act, 2002, section 14(b), received in the February 2017 submission complete as of May 15, 2017. (Sessional Paper No. 224)

DEFERRED VOTES

VOTES DIFFÉRÉS

Government Notice of Motion Number 30 for allocation of time on Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 53

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Des Rosiers

Dhillon

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 44

Arnott

Bailey

Barrett

Bisson

Brown

Cho

Clark

Coe

Fedeli

Fife

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Hillier

Horwath

Jones

MacLaren

MacLeod

Mantha

Martow

McNaughton

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Natyshak

Nicholls

Oosterhoff

Pettapiece

Sattler

Scott

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

Ordered, That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy; and

That, the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and

That, the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 132:

  • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly’s website, and Canada NewsWire; and
  • That, the deadline for requests to appear be 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017; and
  • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and
  • That, each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and
  • That, the deadline for written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 and

That, the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017; and

That, the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, May 29, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to midnight for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and

That, on Monday, May 29, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto, with one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and

That, the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, May 30, 2017; and

That, in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and

That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and

That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 30 minutes of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties and;

That, at the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and

That, the votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and

That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Government Notice of Motion Number 29 for allocation of time on Bill 87, An Act to implement health measures and measures relating to seniors by enacting, amending or repealing various statutes.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 53

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Des Rosiers

Dhillon

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 44

Arnott

Bailey

French

Gates

MacLeod

Mantha

Sattler

Scott

NAYS / CONTRE – Continued

Barrett

Bisson

Brown

Cho

Clark

Coe

Fedeli

Fife

Forster

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Hillier

Horwath

Jones

MacLaren

Martow

McNaughton

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Natyshak

Nicholls

Oosterhoff

Pettapiece

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

Ordered, That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 87, An Act to implement health measures and measures relating to seniors by enacting, amending or repealing various statutes, that the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be authorized to meet on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and

That only those amendments to the bill which had already been filed with the Clerk of the Committee by 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 shall be considered; and,

That on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto, with one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and

That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Thursday, May 18, 2017; and

That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and

That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and

That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 30 minutes of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and

That the vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and

That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Third Reading of Bill 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 127, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre les mesures budgétaires et à édicter, à modifier ou à abroger diverses lois.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 53

Albanese

Anderson

Des Rosiers

Dhillon

Leal

MacCharles

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

AYES / POUR – Continued

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 44

Arnott

Bailey

Barrett

Bisson

Brown

Cho

Clark

Coe

Fedeli

Fife

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Hillier

Horwath

Jones

MacLaren

MacLeod

Mantha

Martow

McNaughton

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Natyshak

Nicholls

Oosterhoff

Pettapiece

Sattler

Scott

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

The Bill passed.

Le projet de loi est adopté.

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Mr. Naqvi,

Sur la motion de M. Naqvi,

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the Order of the House just passed, the Standing Committee on Justice Policy also be authorized to meet on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998; and

That, the Clerk of the Committee shall provide to the Sub-committee a list of the requests to appear received by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017; and

The Members of the Sub-committee, or their designates shall prioritize and return the list to Clerk of the Committee by 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017; and

That the Clerk of the Committee shall schedule witnesses based on these prioritized lists; and

That, the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to repeat this process, as necessary to facilitate scheduling witness; and

That the deadline for requests to appear be 4:00 pm. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017; and

That, the deadline for written submissions be 5:00 pm. on Thursday, May 25, 2017; and

That, the deadline for amendments be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

The House recessed at 12:16 p.m.

À 12 h 16, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

3:00 P.M.
15 H

The Speaker informed the House that, in the name of Her Majesty the Queen, His Honour the Administrator of the Government had been pleased to assent to the following bill in his office on May 17, 2017.

Le Président a informé l’Assemblée qu’au nom de Sa Majesté la Reine, Son Honneur l’Administrateur du gouvernement de l’Ontario a eu le plaisir de sanctionner le projet de loi suivant dans son bureau le 17 mai 2017.

Bill 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes.

Projet de loi 127, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre les mesures budgétaires et à édicter, à modifier ou à abroger diverses lois.

REPORTS BY COMMITTEES

RAPPORTS DES COMITÉS

Standing Committee on Public Accounts:-

Comité permanent des comptes publics :-

Report on the Public Accounts of the Province (Chapter 2, 2015 Annual Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario) (Sessional Paper No. 225)

Rapport sur les Comptes publics de la province (Rapport annuel 2015 du Bureau de la verificatrice générale de l'Ontario, chapitre 2) (document parliamentaire no 225).

Report presented and adoption of recommendations moved.

Rapport présenté et adoption des recommandations proposée.

Mr. Hardeman moved adjournment of the debate.

M. Hardeman propose l’ajournement du débat.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES - 31 NAYS - 0

POUR - 31 CONTRE - 0

Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills:-

Comité permanent des règlements et des projets de loi d’intérêt privé :-

Bill Pr64, An Act to revive Sierra Cleaning Solutions Inc.

Bill Pr65, An Act to revive St. Pola Drugs Inc.

Reported without amendment.

Rapport est fait sans propositions d’amendement.

Report adopted and Ordered for Second Reading.

Rapport adopté et passage à la deuxième lecture.

Standing Committee on General Government:-

Comité permanent des affaires gouvernementales :-

Bill 124, An Act to amend the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006.

Projet de loi 124, Loi modifiant la Loi de 2006 sur la location à usage d'habitation.

Reported as amended.

Rapport est fait du projet de loi modifié.

Pursuant to the Order of the House dated May 3, 2017,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 3 mai 2017,

Report adopted and Ordered for Third Reading.

Rapport adopté et passage à la troisième lecture.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

DÉPÔT DES PROJETS DE LOI

The following Bills were introduced and read the first time:-

Les projets de loi suivants sont présentés et lus une première fois :-

Bill 134, An Act to implement 2017 Budget measures. Hon. Mr. Sousa.

Projet de loi 134, Loi mettant en oeuvre certaines mesures énoncées dans le Budget de 2017. L’hon. M. Sousa.

Bill 135, An Act to establish a framework for the licensing of supportive living accommodation. Ms. Forster.

Projet de loi 135, Loi établissant un cadre pour la délivrance de permis d'exploitation de logements supervisés. Mme Forster.

The following Bill was introduced, read the first time and referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills:-

Le projet de loi suivant est présenté, lu une première fois et renvoyé au Comité permanent des règlements et des projets de loi d’intérêt privé :-

Bill Pr67, An Act to revive Millar Wajer Holdings Inc. Mr. Yakabuski.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

Cuts to physician services (Sessional Paper No. P-3) Mr. Smith.

Missing person's legislation (Sessional Paper No. P-4) Ms. Fife.

Global adjustment (Sessional Paper No. P-8) Mr. Fedeli.

Fluoridation legislation (Sessional Paper No. P-40) Mr. Milczyn.

Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training (Sessional Paper No. P-110) Ms. Sattler.

Declare December 13 as the Nanjing Massacre Commemorative Day (Sessional Paper No. P-137) Ms. Wong.

Support the concept behind the Anti-Racism Directorate, and recognize work needs to be done to build an inclusive Ontario (Sessional Paper No. P-147) Ms. Vernile.

Government advertising (Sessional Paper No. P-160) Mr. Fedeli.

Mental health care and addiction treatment (Sessional Paper No. P-189) Mr. Vanthof.

Universal Pharmacare (Sessional Paper No. P-200) Ms. Fife.

Increasing funding to Long-Term Care homes (Sessional Paper No. P-201) Mr. Smith.

Intercity bus travel in Northern Ontario (Sessional Paper No. P-202) Mr. Fedeli.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Second Reading of Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 132, Loi édictant la Loi de 2017 sur le Plan ontarien pour des frais d’électricité équitables et modifiant la Loi de 1998 sur l’électricité et la Loi de 1998 sur la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario.

Pursuant to the Order of the House passed earlier today,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du plus tôt aujourd'hui,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Government Whip.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef du gouvernement.

Third Reading of Bill 96, An Act to enact the Human Trafficking Awareness Day Act, 2017 and the Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking Act, 2017.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 96, Loi édictant la Loi de 2017 sur la Journée de sensibilisation à la traite de personnes et la Loi de 2017 sur la prévention de la traite de personnes et les recours en la matière.

Debate arose and after some time,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Government Whip.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef du gouvernement.

On motion by Mr. Flynn, it was Ordered that the House adjourn.

Sur la motion de M. Flynn, il est ordonné que la Chambre ajourne ses travaux.

The House adjourned at 5:14 p.m.

À 17 h 14, la Chambre a ajourné ses travaux.

le président

Dave Levac

Speaker

PETITIONS TABLED PURSUANT TO
STANDING ORDER 39(a)

PÉTITIONS DÉPOSÉES CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE
39a) DU RÈGLEMENT

Price of electricity (Sessional Paper No. P-1) (Tabled May 17, 2017) Mr. Pettapiece and Mr. Smith.

Natural gas (Sessional Paper No. P-10) (Tabled May 17, 2017) Mr. Pettapiece.

Demonstration schools (Sessional Paper No. P-12) (Tabled May 17, 2017) Mr. Smith.

Autism (Sessional Paper No. P-49) (Tabled May 17, 2017) Mr. Pettapiece.

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L’ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

COMPENDIA:

Bill 134, An Act to implement 2017 Budget measures (No. 226) (Tabled May 17, 2017).

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

Cutting red tape for motor vehicle dealers (Sessional Paper No. P-14):

(Tabled March 30, 2017) Ms. Jones.

Lyme disease (Sessional Paper No. P-34):

(Tabled April 5, 2017) Ms. Campbell.

(Tabled March 30, 2017) Mr. Clark.

Loi sur les foyers de SLD (2007) Temps pour les soins (document parlementaire no P-115):

(Déposée le 28 mars 2017) Mme Gélinas.

Elevator repair (Sessional Paper No. P-138):

(Tabled April 5, 2017) Mr. Bradley.

(Tabled April 12, 2017) Mr. Crack.

(Tabled April 12, 2017) Mr. Dong.

(Tabled April 3, 2017) Ms. Kiwala.

(Tabled April 13, 2017) Mrs. Martins.

(Tabled March 30; April 6, 2017) Mr. Milczyn.

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (Sessional Paper No. P-165):

(Tabled March 28, 2017) Mr. Wilson.

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